ATYP @ Griffin



Steps & Holes Theatre Company, in association with ATYP, will stage Soul Trading over 6–10 September 2023. Purchase your tickets here.

With great sadness, ATYP has unfortunately had to cancel its 2020 season of Soul Trading by Kate Walder.

The year is 2079. Artificial Intelligence and humans coexist harmoniously. That is, until the appearance of an exceptionally clever AI named Neutron Finch. On the first day of kindergarten, Neutron reads the entire literary works from the history of humanity. This grabs the attention of other AIs at the school, and they start withdrawing from their human buddies.

One night, a group of sixth graders is summoned to the oval. The AIs now know about and want souls. It’s then up to the ‘secret six’ to solve the greatest existential question of all time within a week. Will their soul-searching provide the answers they need to stop the AIs becoming humanity’s worst nightmare?

Age recommendation: 8+

Performance Times

Preview 14 – 16 October
Opening Night 16 October
Season 17 – 24 October

Performance Times
Wednesday – Saturday 7pm
Sunday 5pm
Friday 16 October 11am
Friday 23 October 10am & 12.30pm

Live Stream
Wednesday 21 October 12pm

Please note, there is a complete lock-out on all performances and latecomers won’t be admitted, so make sure you give yourself plenty of time to get to us, grab a drink, and get settled.

Cast & Creatives

Director Heather Campbell


Subscription Add-On Table

Full $42
Concession $30
Young People (Under 26) $25
Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)* $120

*Soul Trading & Shack only

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Supported By



ATYP is proud to partner with Artology on this production.
Each year one of Artology’s Fanfare winners is selected to create the sound design for the ATYP Foundation Commission production under the mentorship of award-winning composer Steve Francis. The 2020 recipient will help create the score for ATYP’s production of Soul Trading. Working alongside industry experts, their music will be professionally recorded and used for each performance of the season.